Skip to main content

Secondary navigation:

Carroll School of Management

Clough Colloquium

Past Speakers



David Brooks, Author and New York Times columnist
Photo Gallery     

Doris Kearns Goodwin, Author, "Team of Rivals: Leadership Lessons from Abraham Lincoln"
Photo Gallery

David McCullough, Pulitzer prize-winning Historian                                                       Photo Gallery    The BC Chronicle 

Peggy Noonan, Author and Wall Street Journal columnist
Photo Gallery

Andrew Ross Sorkin, Author, Too Big to Fail
Photo Gallery

Business Leaders

Dr. Francis Collins, Director National Institutes of Health and Author, "The Language of God"

Cynthia Cooper, WorldCom Whistle Blower, 2002 Time Person of the Year

Alex Counts, President and CEO Grameen Foundation and Author, "Small Loans, Big Dreams"
Photo Gallery      

Janet L. Robinson, CEO, The New York Times Publishing Co.

International Perspectives

Dr. Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize-Winning Iranian Activist and Lawyer 
Presented together with The Clough Center for Constitutional Democracy

Alan Gross, U.S. Humanitarian Aid Worker, wrongfully imprisoned in Cuba for 5 years
Presented together with The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy


Major Russell Lewis MC (PARA)
Photo Gallery

General Anthony Zinni (Ret.)

Politics and National Perspectives

R. Nicholas Burns ’78, Under Secretary of State and Author, "America's Challenge of Global Leadership in the 21st Century"

Edward Davis, 40th Police Commissioner of Boston
Photo Gallery

Adrian Fenty, Former Mayor, Washington D.C.
Photo Gallery

Eric Holder, Former United States Attorney General (2009-2015)                                   Photo Gallery

Ambassador Karen Hughes, Former Counselor to President George W. Bush and Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs                                            
Photo Gallery

Jon Huntsman, Former two-term Governor of Utah, U.S. Ambassador to China and Singapore
Photo Gallery

John King, CNN Chief National Correspondent
Photo Gallery

Thomas Menino, Former Mayor of Boston
Photo Gallery

Deval L. Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts
Photo Gallery

Governor Tom Ridge, First Office of Homeland Security Advisor
Photo Gallery

World Leaders

Felipe Calderón, Former President of Mexico
Photo Gallery

FW de Klerk, Former President of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Julia Gillard, Former Prime Minister of Australia

George Papandreou, Former Prime Minister of Greece, Member of Greek Parliament and President of Socialist International         

Mary Robinson, Former President of Ireland, Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights